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Since the 1970s, the School has been offering a variety of programmes focusing on professional training in the fields of Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology Testing and Laboratory Management, ranging from introductory level to master’s degrees.  Some of these courses emphasize on laboratory work, and this distinguishes us from other self-financed continuing education providers. All programmes are taught by dedicated and actively practicing professionals to ensure the academic quality of our programmes. This may explain why we are the leading part-time professional training provider in biomedical sciences.

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Edinburgh Napier University, UK

This programme is for those wishing to progress to more senior positions in medical laboratories. Students are required to complete a research project and six modules, which will be taught in a blended mode with online tutorials, lectures, hands-on practicals and face-to-face tutorials.

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Start 21 SEP 2020 (MON)
Duration 2 years
Fee Course fees are tentative and subject to review:

1st Instalment: HK$70,000 (Year 1) Payable upon registration

2nd Instalment: HK$40,000 (Year 2) Payable upon start of 2nd year

3rd Instalment: HK$30,000 (Year 2) Payable upon start of Research Project
Edinburgh Napier University, UK
This programme is for those with a background education in the biological sciences or medical laboratory science disciplines wishing to progress to degree or honours degree level. The programme provides students with a firm foundation in the biological sciences together with specialist knowledge in the area of biological testing including microbiology, biochemical and toxicological analyses. It will be taught through face-to-face lectures/tutorials, online tutorials and hands-on practicals.
 
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Duration 2 years
This diploma programme is a two-year part-time training programme specially designed for those wishing to take an initiative towards working in the laboratory and to acquire sound knowledge and primary skills on laboratory science
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Start 06 OCT 2020 (TUE)
Duration 2 years
Fee Course fee (Year 1): HK$25,000 (one single installment, subject to review)
Course fee (Year 2): HK$25,000 (one single installment, subject to review)
Higher Certificate in Medical Laboratory Science is a two-year part-time programme designed for technical staff working in medical related laboratories to pursue a professional education in medical laboratory science.
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Duration 2 years
Fee HKD70,000 (Year One) in one single instalment
HKD70,000 (Year Two) in one single instalment
(Please note that the above course fees are subject to review)
This is a 3-module course series that provides progressive training for those working in the bioscience industries to attain a level of proficiency in microbiology for testing of food, water and environmental samples.
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Duration 1 year
Fee Module 1 : HK$9,000 (payable upon application for Module 1)
Module 2 : HK$11,000 (payable upon start of Module 2)
Module 3 : HK$20,000 (payable upon start of Module 3)
This course provides a hands-on overview of best practices during onsite IAQ field sampling to attendees without previous formal microbiology training, and satisfies the minimum training requirements for being an HKIAS approved inspector for IAQ microbiological parameter field sampling.  This course satisfies the minimum training requirements for being an HKIAS approved inspector for IAQ microbiological parameter field sampling.
 
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Start 22 FEB 2020 (SAT)
Duration 2 days
Fee HK$2500
This course will explain the ISO 9000 and ISO/IEC 17025 calibration requirements for clinical and testing laboratories and their underlying principles. It will provide participants with hands-on experience of the calibration of common laboratory instruments based on the standard criteria specified in the "ISO Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement" (GUM) and Guidance from ISO 10012.
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Start 24 APR 2020 (FRI)
Duration 6 days
Fee HK$2250

This course aims to help participants to acquire hands-on experience in setting up and maintaining the required documentation systems customized to meet their specific needs. It also helps participants to prepare for the desk audit-tasks that often represent 1/3 of the time spent on laboratory accreditation and account for one of the major reasons for most audit failure.

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Start 05 JUN 2020 (FRI)
Duration 5 weeks
The aim of this programme is to provide students with the basic knowledge in human biology and chemistry which will prepare them for further studies in the field of food and nutrition and related disciplines.
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Duration 3.5 months
Fee HK$6,500
This training course has been designed to meet current laboratory expectations to understand and implement ISO/IEC 17025:2017 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.

ISO/IEC 17025 is an international quality management system Standard specifically for  laboratories. It outlines the controls required to manage risks, and tools to help the laboratory improve its operations and customer satisfaction.

The course examines the purpose and application of these requirements to assist Learners in contributing to the implementation of the requirements in their laboratory.
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Duration 6 weeks
Fee HK$2350